Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-8LJ (WL) VP-BRF, Wednesday 29 November 2017
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Date:Wednesday 29 November 2017
Time:c. 13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8LJ (WL)
Owner/operator:Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Registration: VP-BRF
MSN: 41195/4590
Year of manufacture:2013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI) -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Destination airport:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Aeroflot flight SU42, a Boeing 737-800, suffered a bird strike while on approach to Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport in Russia. The bird penetrated the nose cone of the aircraft.
The aircraft landed safely on runway 10R.

Sources:

https://www.fontanka.ru/2017/11/29/094/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/su42#fad6d30

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 June 2022 RA-73114 Aeroflot Russian Airlines 0 Moscow min
Bird strike
25 June 2023 RA-73114 Aeroflot Russian Airlines 0 Moscow-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) min
Tire failure

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2017 15:30 harro Added
29-Nov-2017 15:34 harro Updated [Location, Source, Embed code]

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